New News information at Wood Based Panels New and updated information from News listed on http://www.wbpionline.com http://www.wbpionline.com/ en-us http://www.wbpionline.com/ New News information at Wood Based Panels http://http//www.wbpionline.com/content/images/logo_big.gif EPF signs landmark formaldehyde agreement for worker protection http://www.wbpionline.com/news/epf-signs-landmark-formaldehyde-agreement-for-worker-protection-6889404 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/epf-signs-landmark-formaldehyde-agreement-for-worker-protection-6889404 The European Panel Federation (EPF) has signed a landmark agreement on enhanced protection in respect of formaldehyde for workers in the wood-based panels manufacturing industry. Fri, 07 Dec 2018 12:26:38 GMT HPVA Laboratories award certification to Husky Plywood manufacturing facility in Quebec http://www.wbpionline.com/news/hpva-laboratories-award-certification-to-husky-plywood-manufacturing-facility-in-quebec-6830046 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/hpva-laboratories-award-certification-to-husky-plywood-manufacturing-facility-in-quebec-6830046 HPVA Laboratories has awarded EPA TSCA Title VI Certification for Formaldehyde Emissions to the Husky Plywood hardwood plywood manufacturing facility in Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec. Husky's hardwood plywood products are certified to meet all requirements established in the EPA's (US Environmental Protection Agency) TSCA Title VI 40 CFR Part 770 Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products regulation and may now carry the ‘CARB TPC-8’ certification label. Thu, 01 Nov 2018 05:21:58 GMT Pinnacle Renewable Holdings completes acquisition of industrial wood pellet production facility http://www.wbpionline.com/news/pinnacle-renewable-holdings-completes-acquisition-of-industrial-wood-pellet-production-facility-6830044 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/pinnacle-renewable-holdings-completes-acquisition-of-industrial-wood-pellet-production-facility-6830044 Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc has closed the previously announced acquisition of a 70% interest in an industrial wood pellet production facility located in Aliceville, Alabama from the Westervelt Company. Thu, 01 Nov 2018 05:20:42 GMT Uwe Wagner to join the Pallmann management team http://www.wbpionline.com/news/uwe-wagner-to-join-the-pallmann-management-team-6830038 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/uwe-wagner-to-join-the-pallmann-management-team-6830038 Pallmann Maschinenfabrik in Zweibrücken has strengthened its management team after the retirement of Hartmut Pallmann. The management of the size reduction specialist within the Siempelkamp Group is, as of 1 January 2019, represented by Uwe Wagner in addition to Stefan Wissing. Thu, 01 Nov 2018 05:19:18 GMT Uniboard launches three new exclusive finishes in Quebec http://www.wbpionline.com/news/uniboard-launches-three-new-exclusive-finishes-in-quebec-6823974 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/uniboard-launches-three-new-exclusive-finishes-in-quebec-6823974 Uniboard, the North American leader in engineered wood products and the creator of the synchronised (EIR) texture technology in North America, has launched 18 new designs and three new textures. Mon, 29 Oct 2018 13:00:03 GMT Ecuador triples woodworking machinery imports with Homag main supplier http://www.wbpionline.com/news/ecuador-triples-woodworking-machinery-imports-with-homag-main-supplier-6818119 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/ecuador-triples-woodworking-machinery-imports-with-homag-main-supplier-6818119 Ecuadorian imports of European woodworking machinery reached US$3.66m in the first seven months of 2018, more than tripling machinery imports in the same period of 2017. Thu, 25 Oct 2018 05:23:20 GMT Italian capacity listing change required in particleboard survey http://www.wbpionline.com/news/italian-capacity-listing-change-required-in-particleboard-survey-6813647 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/italian-capacity-listing-change-required-in-particleboard-survey-6813647 Since publishing our Particleboard Survey Part 1 in the last issue (October/November 2018), we have been advised of a change required to the Italian capacity listing. Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:37:09 GMT Emerging suppliers now fill the gap replacing Chinese hardwood plywood to US http://www.wbpionline.com/news/emerging-suppliers-now-fill-the-gap-replacing-chinese-hardwood-plywood-to-us-6813644 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/emerging-suppliers-now-fill-the-gap-replacing-chinese-hardwood-plywood-to-us-6813644 US hardwood plywood imports from China have plunged this year after massive anti-dumping and countervailing duties took effect in early January, says a Random Lengths International report. Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:34:34 GMT Boise Cascade to acquire wholesale distributor Arling Lumber http://www.wbpionline.com/news/boise-cascade-to-acquire-wholesale-distributor-arling-lumber-6813642 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/boise-cascade-to-acquire-wholesale-distributor-arling-lumber-6813642 Boise Cascade Co has announced agreement to acquire Arling Lumber, Inc, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Arling is a third generation, family-owned and operated wholesale distributor of lumber, plywood, OSB, and engineered wood products. Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:33:36 GMT Design award for new Dieffenbacher knife ring flaker which has “archtectonic quality” http://www.wbpionline.com/news/design-award-for-new-dieffenbacher-knife-ring-flaker-which-has-archtectonic-quality-6813639 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/design-award-for-new-dieffenbacher-knife-ring-flaker-which-has-archtectonic-quality-6813639 The MRZ knife ring flaker is the first collaborative design project of Dieffenbacher’s Wood Business Unit and the Tübingen design firm defortec. Previously, defortec and Dieffenbacher’s Composites Business Unit successfully collaborated on the design of Fibercon, Fiberforge and Fiberpress products. Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:31:55 GMT